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Revelation 12:7 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

[a]Then war broke out in heaven; Michael[b] and his angels battled against the dragon. The dragon and its angels fought back,

Footnotes:

  1. 12:7–12 Michael, mentioned only here in Revelation, wins a victory over the dragon. A hymn of praise follows.
  2. 12:7 Michael: the archangel, guardian and champion of Israel; cf. Dn 10:13, 21; 12:1; Jude 9. In Hebrew, the name Michael means “Who can compare with God?”; cf. Rev 13:4.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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